Please refer on congenital toxoplasmosis to a broad discussion on epidemiology and pathology.
Ultrasound, CT or MRI images may show multiple calcifications predominantly in basal ganglia, corticomedullary junction, and to a lesser extent in the periventricular regions. Obstructive hydrocephalus may be seen.
Other associated findings are:
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